how to pronounce dug


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dug is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of dug in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that we did the hard work we dug out the …”

meanings of dug


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of dig (replacing earlier digged).


  1. A mammary gland on a domestic mammal with more than two breasts.

dug frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dug occurs in english on average 10.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dug can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dug can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to dug


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